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The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume IThe Birth of Broadcasting$
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Asa Briggs

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780192129260

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.001.0001

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Negotiations Continue

Negotiations Continue

3. Negotiations Continue
The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I

Asa Briggs

Oxford University Press

This chapter discusses the manufacturers' formation of a deputation to continue the negotiation with the British Post Office for the founding of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The meeting between Post Office Secretary Sir Evelyn Murray and the deputation centred on protection against foreign competition, the structure and organization of the broadcasting company to be formed. This chapter highlights the conflict between, and financing. This chapter also mentions the conflict between Archibald McKinstry and Godfrey Isaacs on the issue of forming two broadcasting groups in London.

Keywords:   British Post Office, Sir Evelyn Murray, foreign competition, financing, Archibald McKinstry, Godfrey Isaacs

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